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Physician Assistant

Job ID: 5317
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: In-Service Training
Date Posted: Jun 5, 2024


JOB TITLE:                         Physician Assistant
SALARY RANGE:               $90,000 - $ 120,000
DEPT/DIV:                          Occupational Health Services
SUPERVISOR                  Assistant Medical Director
LOCATION:                         Manhattan and Croton NY 
HOURS OF WORK:            9:00 am - 5:30 pm (7 1/2 hours/day) Monday thru Friday 
Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Medical Director, this position will perform general occupational health evaluations which includes pre-placement, periodic, medical surveillance, fitness for duty (including work related injuries) and return to duty examinations.  The incumbent will make appropriate work status dispositions under Federal, state and local regulations and agency policies and standards.



  • Perform comprehensive pre-placement medical examinations and determine an applicant’s qualification for the position consistent with regulations, agency policies and standards.
  • Perform periodic medical examinations as required for position and make appropriate work status determinations.
  • Perform medical examinations required by Federal regulations such as train engineer, conductor certification, hearing conservation, asbestos handler.
  • Perform Federal Commercial Driver medical examinations required by Federal regulations. 
  • Schedule and conduct follow-up examinations, as indicated or required, for chronic conditions such as cardiac disease, diabetes, hypertension and sleep disorders.
  • Case management of employees absent due to an occupational injury or illness.
  • Work with the Assistant Medical Director and other clinical staff members, as needed, for medical review, quality assurance and audit activities.
  • Ability to perform diagnostic testing such as audiometry, EKGs, vision and spirometry.


  • The applicant must have excellent clinical skills and judgment for accurate determinations of the ability to perform specific duties of the position when applicants or employees have complex medical issues.


  • Requires current valid license as a physician assistant in the State of New York and three years of clinical experience or satisfactory equivalent.
  •  Preferred clinical experience in an occupational setting or primary care ambulatory facility. If selected for the position, an FMCSA medical examiner certification is required within 90 days of employment with the MTA. 


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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.
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